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Freda J. Kilmer, 66

Orrville — Freda J. Kilmer, age 66, of Orrville, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2023, at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster, following a period of declining health.
Freda was born on May 14, 1956, in Lodi, Ohio, to the late Donald and Shirley (West) Leathers and married Stephen Lee Kilmer on April 24, 1976, in Orrville.
She graduated from Orrville High School (Wayne County Career Center) in 1974 and worked in the Cafeteria and then the Computer Labs for Orrville City Schools for 30 years, retiring in 2016.
Freda loved crafting and often displayed her items at a booth in Sandusky. She also enjoyed lighthouses, boating and island hopping at Lake Erie. Most of all she cherished spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Stephen, surviving are son, Scott (Danielle) Kilmer of Port Clinton; daughter, Tracie (Nelson) Ackerman of Shreve; three grandchildren, Aliza Kilmer, Miranda Kilmer, Jayden Ackerman; and two sisters, Donna Jean (Jeff) Smith of Orrville, and Julie (Mark) Stahl of Wooster.
She was preceded in death by both parents.
There will be no services and cremation will take place.
Memorials may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691,
The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at West View Manor and Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare for their care and compassion during Freda’s final days.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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